Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

FINA Nearly-Doubles Prize Money for 2018 Short Course World Champs

The minimum prize money on offer at the 2018 Short Course World Championships has nearly doubled, FINA announced on Tuesday.

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Mexico Won’t Send a Team to the 2018 Short Course World Championships

Mexico won’t send a team to the 2018 World Short Course Swimming Championships that will be held from December 11th-16th…

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Following Youth Olympics, Buenos Aires Considers 2032 Olympics Bid

Following last week’s conclusion of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, host city Buenos Aires has entered the conversation as a potential contestant to host the 2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Beyond the Lane Lines: Gould Is Golden, Atkinson Honored

Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games wrapped up last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the nation of Russia racing away as the clear leader of the swimming medal table.

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Milak Gunning For YOG 2Fly Glory; Opts Out Of 1Free Final

Denied 100m fly gold, Hungary’s Kristof Milak is ready to give it his all in the 200m fly final tonight in Buenos Aires.

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Record 30 Nations Now Represented In YOG Medal Standings

Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all.

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Ceccon Lifts Italy Up To Fourth Place In YOG Medal Standings

Night 4 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saw the nation of Italy get a big bump in the overall medal standings, courtesy of 17-year-old Thomas Ceccon.

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Russia Remains On Top Of Medal Standings Heading Into YOG Day 4 Finals

Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.

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Burdisso Forgoes 50 Free Semi To Take On Milak In 100 Fly Final At YOG

Italian teen Federico Burdisso has scratched the 50m free semi-final in Buenos Aires to take on the likes of Kristof Milak and Andrei Minakov in the 100m fly final.

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Russia Powers To YOG Medal Table Lead Through Day 2

World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.

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Dropping 1Back, Norway’s Hvas Going All-In With 200 IM In Buenos Aires

All the fields remain in tact for tonight’s finals in Buenos Aires, save for the men’s 100m back, where Norwegian swimmer Tomoe Hvas has given up his spot in the final to instead go all-in on the 200m IM.

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Watch Newly-Minted WR Holder Santos Give Sjostrom Block Start Tips

We know Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom’s start is incredible as it is, but even the greats take time to learn something new from one another.

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Kolesnikov’s Speedy 48.17 Lead-Off Snagged Russian Gold

Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

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Kaylee McKeown Keeps The Double For Night 1 Of YOG

Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.

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